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made the announcement in philadelphia pledging to focus first on texas within texas first, okay. apparently eric hold certificate apparent-- approaching voter rights protection like we his first day in prison. look, i'm going find the biggest-- there and beat the [bleep] out of him. i'm sending a message here. the other states will fall in line. (applause) but look, look, i've got to say what has texas done to deserve that? >> literally two hours after the court's ruling, texas official said they would begin enforcing a new voter requirement even though a federal court struck down the law because it quote imposes strict unforgiving burdens on the poor and racial minorities in texas. >> come on, texas. what were you doing for two whole hours? did it take you that long to make the call because your hand was shaking too much from the excitement of being able to disenfranchise voters? and let's be clear. texas is not alone in its rush to implement restrictive new voting laws. in a phrase that is almost never uttered in a flattering context, florida is also leading the way. >> florid
the status quo. stories that matter to you. my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas, and i'm an associate producer for america tonight. i grew up in a very large, loud indian family. they very much taught me how to have a voice, and from a very young age i loved writing, and i love being able to tell other people stories. the way to do good journalism is to really do your research, to know your story, to get the facts right, and to get to know the people involved in your story. america tonight and al jazeera america, it's a perfect place for that to happen. >>> a judge has let the jury go home early and deliberations will resume on freye in nidal hassan's court-martial. heidi joe castro has more from fort hood, texas. >> reporter: his silence didn't surprise anyone. the army major gave no closing argument. he said all along, he's the killer. >> it's exceedingly rare where you have the prosecution and the defense agreeing to the defense's guilt. >> reporter: chris jenks said the jury will find hassan guilty. the panel of 13 senior officers is now behind closed doors. they ar
. reporting live from fort hood, texas. stacey seagal. >> we got this word and everyone is assembling. the judge received word from the jury they want to come back to the courtroom. that can mean one of throw things. a verdict has been reached or they want to break for lunch which is a possibility or they have a question. we saw that yesterday even nothing the special report. we are on stand by at the time right now we'll tell you about the panel. we have had a question about this. this is a court martial and varys a bit from civilian court. every person on the panel. not a jury. but everyone of them is a senior army officer compiedz of nine colonels and three lieutenant colonels and one major. they were selected in the againing of july from u.s. army posts from all over the world and they serve in a range of position, staff for command on installations where they are a signed. the panel is not sequestered and clearly in all cases they are instructed not to read anything about the high profile case or watch news reports about it or speak with anyone about their involvement. now delibe
with texas representative waukeen castro and the reverend al sharpton. >>> as the outrage over russia's anti-gay laws continue to grow, we're beginning to get a disturbing picture of what life is like there for its lgbt citizens. my guest tonight is russian, openly gay and about to flee the country. >>> plus, stop and frisk and edward snowden, what do they have in quhcommon? a whole lot more than you might think. >>> we begin on the front lines of voter suppression, with multiple developments across the country, not the least of which is the attorney general of the united states eric holder suing the state of texas, two states suing the federal government back, and a prominent republican lambasting the republican fwo b governor of north carolina over that state's brand new voting requirements. today the justice department announced plans to file a new lawsuit against the state of texas over its voteer i.d. law and intervene as a party in another case involving texas redistricting. attorney general holder said "he will not allow the prime court's recent decision to be interpreted as open sea
to dublin, new hampshire. this is a fundraiser with texas senator ted cruz, one of the candidates we might see run for president in 2016. the chair of the new hampshire gop will introduce senator kelly ontte, and then we will move to ted cruz's remarks. tos is part of c-span's road the white house coverage, starting with music i a local singing group. group. local singing ♪ ♪ america, blow the trumpet of freedom lying down in unity one nation unto god in liberty against the odds we will stand for freedom america ♪ ♪ ♪ let it resound through golden plains from sea to sea and over the purple mountains majesty let it rise above the sea landghout the lambda-- the and be the heartbeat of every man america blow the trumpet of freedom no stopping now we will charge on today might we join ourselves in unity one nation unto god in liberty against the odds we will stand for freedom america ♪ ♪ ♪ [applause] >> thank you so -- is this on? thank you so much. can you help me one more time? what a beautiful, beautiful job. beautiful. horne, is jennifer chairman of the new hampshire republ
tracks. the s&p chief equity strategist joins us. the department of jusce by after the state of texas again. attorney general eric colder determined to allow voting nationwide without requiring identification. kansas secretary of state among our guests here tonight to say why the integrity of our electoral system must be preserved. and the end of the road is near for the self-procimed hugger. san diego mayor. and bradley manning wants to be called chelsea as it pursues taxpayer funded gender reassignment therapy from is leavenworth prison cell. the "a-team" takes up all that and a great deal more. we begin with another possible reason that the president's foreign policy is so incoherent and iffective that members of his own administration seem uninformed. today state department news conference on syria and so-called red lines featured as a shocking contradiction from spokesperson jan psyche. take a lesson. >> the red line is the use of chemical weapons. that was crossed a couple of months ago. the president took action, which we talked at the time. lou: confident in her assessment tha
texas, charles greenaway, an old missionary in the assemblies of god, stood up and he threw out a scripture, lavidicus 9 and 10. he said the rich were instructed to take the corner of their fields and give it to the poor. he said your field is like your income. your corners are your outgo. and this is what he said. the bigger you make your corners to god, the bigger he'll make your field. i snickered. told a preacher friend next to me, he got it backwards. i knew he had messed up. you know how you do, you're so busy preaching, you just mess up. because i told god if you want more from me, if you'll give me more, i'll give give me more. then he said it again. then he said, malaki is the only book in the bible where god said f you will throw me a seed f you bring tithes and offerings to me and prove me, prove my existence, and this is what he said -- he's an old missionary preacher -- he says, if you throw god a seed or an offering and more comes back than what you threw up, that's how you know he exists. never heard that before. and then he says, he was going to receive faith pro
the death penalty for shooting and killing 14 fellow soldiers in 2009. aljazeera is live in fort hood, texas. height de, given that hassan has basically put forward no defense and confessed to the today, only one gite would make punishment. there must be an aggravated factor, multiple killings unanimous on all of those findings. >> thank you, heidi. san diego's embattled mayor bob filner could step down today. filner has reportedly agreed to resign as part of a deal to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit. filner's lawyers issued a statement confirming that a settlement had been reached but declined to reveal details of the terms. 17 women accused him of inappropriate behavior. attorney gloria allred represents one of the accusers. >> i would like to see a resignation without conditions and without the taxpayers being forced to make a gift of public funds to him in order for him to resign. >> earlier, we spoke with our stephanie stanton who said it is just a matter of procedure. >> the city council will meet in closed session and are expected to approve that resolution at which point bob filne
. why are you talking like that? ( texas accent ): honey, you don't want the king to catch you breaking character. once he put me on stable duty for humming an elvis song. follow me, fair visitors. to our tasks. everyone! villagers approach! i hope you enjoyed the stable and the sty. we now move on to some more comely beasts of burden-- the wenches. good morrow, everyone. i am beating a rug-- a very important job for castles were oft drafty and... wench! whom addressed thee? i addressed myself. since there was no such thing as a vacuum cleaner in the middle ages... what speak you of "vacuum cleaner"? peggy, hold thine tongue. oh-oh-oh. right, right, right. in the future, they will invent a magical sucking device to free women from household drudgery. ( all gasping ) if thou can foretell the future perhaps thou art a witch. she is no a witch, milord. merely tetched in the head from the sun. she's a witch. witch! witch! witch! witch! ( horn blowing ) how, now? is there unrest in my kingdom? she's a witch. hank: well, i guess if they burn you at the stake they'll be using my propane. you'l
decides if he lives or dies. >> heidi shou castro at fort hood, texas. you allen schauffler now joins us. whatveral of them spoke after te sentencing. >> our family members are six feet under, and there is no way we can visit them at all. they're gone. and these guys go around put all the kids, murder them, put blankets on them and burn them. [ speaking foreign language ] >> when you're sending people to fromnistan or any other place the joint base lewis accord in washington. >>> government is pushing to allow investigators into the site of this week's attack. they will try to negotiate access to areas where the attacks too place. samples from victims from the incident have been sent outside the country. president barack obama has called the situation an event of grave concern. suffering most are those too small to defend themselves. there are now 1 million revenu revenueys. al jazeera has more from a camp in northern iraq. >> reporter: normally described as one in a million is a compliment. here its anything but. for million syrian children this is now their life. ibrahims is 10 years o
. and the department of justice today announced they will sue the state of texas in order to stop texas' voter i.d. law. the justice department says it plans its challenge under the part of the voting rights act that was not gutted by the supreme court earlier this summer. in a statement, attorney general eric holder said this represents the department's latest action to protect voting rights but will not be our last. the federal government is going to wade into texas to stop what texas is going on voter suppression. if the administration says texas won't be the last place that happens, what will be the next place that happens? north carolina's new move s fwes voting rights are called the most radical state-wide changes since the voting rights act was passed in 1965. does north carolina need federal intervention in order to protect its citizens' right to vote in joining us now, congressman g.k. butterfield, represents elizabeth city where we are tonight. he's a former voting rights attorney, himself. former north carolina supreme court justice. congressman butterfield, thank you for being here tonight.
was wounded in an automobile driving into the downtown dallas along with the governor of texas. they have been taken to the hospital where their condition as yet unknown. we haven't been told their condition at dallas and a downtown hotel room a group has been gathered to hear president kennedy awaiting his arrival. let's head down there now where we are on the air. >> as you can imagine there are many stories that are coming in to the actual condition of the president. one is that he is dead. this cannot be confirmed. another is that the governor is in the operating room. this we have not confirmed. the president was whisked from the scene of the attempted assassination or assassination, depending upon his condition this hour to the hospital, and the president undoubtedly in the emergency room at the hospital would be on the first floor of the apartment. we are awaiting something more officials that is of course difficult certainly to go on the reports back at the cbs newsroom in new york. we have just been advised of dallas the diffusions are being governed to president kennedy. let us recal
betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. ♪ >>> welcome back let's recap our top stories. the white house reiterated that president obama does not expect to send u.s. troops to syria, and the un says one million syrian children are now refugees because of the conflict. in lebanon at least 37 people are dead, and hundreds are injured after explosions happened after morning prayer. >>> and a jury has resumed deliberations in the court-martial of nidal hasan. he passed on his final chance to address the jury on thursd
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for $800, please. barrett. what is texas? good. politics for $1,200. barrett. who is the surgeon general? right. i'll have politics for $1,600. joe. what is marry? yeah. government & politics for $2,000, please. this governor was front and center in the response to hurricane sandy. joe. who is chris christie? you got him. let's go a student of history for $400, please. joe. who is roberts? john roberts. correct. let's go $800 on student of history. barrett. what is yale? yale is right. history for $1,200. [ beep ] and his name is chris berman. "could. go. all. the. way." barrett, back to you. history for $1,600, please. barrett. what is the civil rights movement? right. history for $2,000, please. answer -- daily double. [ applause ] joe has the lead at $12,800. you have $12,600. $4,000, please. all right. here's the clue for you. who is ayn rand? you got it. [ applause ] ayn rand is good. go again. "hy" five for $400, please. joe. what is hygiene? right. "hy" five for $800, please. joe. what is hydrate? right. "hy" five for $1,200, please. emily. what is a hydrangea? no. barrett or joe?
announced thursday it's-- it's going to sue texas over the id laws in the state requiring voters to show proper identification before getting in the voting booth. the justice department claims the law discriminates against minorities and serves as an impassable roadblock violating the 14th and 15th amendments. in a statement eric holder says we will not allow the supreme court decision to be interpreted as open season for states to pursue mer yews that suppress voting rights. -- measures to suppress voting rights. in a separate case the justice department will file a motion to intervene in a lawsuit challenging texas' redistricting laws. >>> bradley manning says he felt he has been a female since childhood and he wants people to now refer to him as chelsea. the former army intelligence analyst returned to fort leavenworth on thursday to serve out a 35 year sentence for leaking classified documents. military says they will not provide him with hormones necessary to change his gender but manning's attorney deman the prison give it to him. >> if they don't i will do everything in my power t
that toot on his chest. we tell him about what's going on in waco, texas? >> what's described he's a preacher from texas. made a rule that no one at my church can wear weaves. this is kind of weird, right? >> yeah, a lot of members and that's a lot of women out there that like that little extra oomph in their hair. >> are you serious? >> dead serious. he made a really good point. he said they're struggling financially and here spending $300 on weaves. >> but it's not just financial. he said wearing weaves creates a false image and women who wear them often have slow self-esteem. >> this guy is awesome. here's his ear quote. long hair, don't care. what kind of mess is that? i don't want my members focused on that what's on their heads, not in their heads. >> we better hope this guy is black. [laughter] >> i read it like because it's the rhyming. [laughter] >> hey, my man, thank you, man. take care. >> yep. >> hey, what's honey boo boo up to? we ain't seen her for so long. look here she's playing bingo with some ladies who have dogs. it's honey boo boo's first drag show, y'all! >>
. in addition to general powell's comments, the justice department filed a lawsuit against the state of texas to block that state's voter i.d. law that went in effect a mere hours after the supreme court's decision essentially gutted the -- in a statement here, eric holder said -- we will not allow the supreme court's recent decision to be interpreted as open season for states to pursue measures that suppress voting rights. in fact, within hours of that comment, senator john cornyn of texas, who is one partisan paul, issued his own statement, saying -- facts mean little to a justice department bent on inserting itself into the sovereign affairs of texas and a lame-duck administration in trying to turn our state blue. excuse me, senator. lame duck? we are six months into a four-year presidential term, but that's the way they want us to think, isn't it, clarence? they've been really good at it. make people think that obama is on his way out the door. >> sure. the irony of this is, as was mentioned earlier, while the republicans have put so much attention on voter i.d. they had a problem getting
to the texas lawsuit on voter i.d. issues. he said, i regret that the doj announced its intent to file a lawsuit against the texas voter i.d. law, citing the voting rights act, which i mentioned he supported. he said, i spoke with the attorney general and requested he withdraw the case until there can be a legislative fix of the vra. the lawsuit would make it much more difficult to pass a bipartisan fix to restore the heart of the vra. to translate that, you basically have a republican who's typically been on the side of voting rights act renewal now saying he doesn't think we can get there unless the attorney general doesn't enforce parts of the law that supreme court didn't even touch. i view that, yesterday's statement, as one of the worst things that's happened in this debate. what do you think going into this weekend is important for the folks you're working with to try to get section four and section five of the voting rights act restored? >> this attorney general has an obligation. he put his hand on a bible, took an oath of office to enforce the law. there's no more egregious v
care costs from cities and counties from wisconsin to texas to virginia to right here in new jersey. so could it be that obama care is the real job killer? we continue now with our free market panel. ahmed shihad aldin, and mark simone of wor talk radio. okay. do you disagree with me? this came from a washington post blogger, so you know it's a liberal point of view. >> my question is why do you need to actually do this. why do you need to create more jobs at lower hourly rates and i don't understand that and i don't see the evidence people -- i remember seeing forever 21 and i understand they want to keep the manufacturing costs low, but this will harm the reputation. >> this is government. >> i understand. but isn't this going to harm their employes. >> they're going to cut employees. here's the thing, they're going to do both. they read carefully, reed wilson, and two things. they're cutting back on hours worked which have to pay the mandate and it costs them $10,000 per person more, but they are also, they are also cutting back on staff. it's both. >> listen, i mean, companies do ca
the united states, which country? >> oh, bahamas. >> texas. >> texas. >> yeah, texas, it is an amazing country, they do things differently there. and i -- they have the similar currency. the language, though, quite different. >> yeah. i'm going to go with croatia, so i can visit my family. all right, still to come on the five. dana is about to go on a new journey, she is going to tell us about it. so please don't go away. ♪ (woman) this place has got really good chocolate shakes. (growls) (man) that's a good look for you. (woman) that was fun. (man) yeah. (man) let me help you out with the.. (woman)...oh no, i got it. (man) you sure? (woman) just pop the trunk. (man vo) i may not know where the road will lead, but... i'm sure my subaru will get me there. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. >> welcome back, this week marks the week that i return as a peace corp volunteer many years ago. when i was in the peace corp, we worked with a lot of groups, called non-governmental organizati organizations. and our own dana perrino leaves, tell us about it. >> a few months ago,
about coming to us from texas today. we have now learned that the u.s. army major nidal hasan has been found guilty of 13 counts of premeditated murder in the shooting deaths of soldiers that took place at ft. hood, texas, in 2009. the court martial panel, we have learned, also found hasan guilty of 32 separate counts of premeditated attempted murder in the wounding of soldiers there. he has said he opened fire on fellow soldiers there to protect muslims at the other end of the world. you've been watching a special edition of "andrea mitchell reports." we're going to have more on that hasan story from our colleague mark potter, who's in texas coming up. andrea, by the way, is back with us here in this seat on monday. remember to follow the show online and on twitter @mitchellreporters. be sure to tune in for special coverage of the march on washington. we're going to be live from the national mall all day tomorrow. my colleague mara schiavocampo is coming up next on "news nation." thanks for joining us. e announc] made just a little sweeter... because all these whole grains aren't heal
fellow soldiers at fort hood, texas in 2009. heidi is live at al jazeera america - a new voice in american journalism - >>introduces america tonight. >>in egypt, police fired teargas at supporters of the ... >>a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. [[voiceover]] they risk never returning to the united states. >>grounded. >>real. >>unconventional. [[voiceover]] we spent time with some members of the gangster disciples. >>an escape from the expected. >>i'm a cancer survivor. not only cancer, but brain cancer. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. >>> welcome back, let's recap our stop stories. the un says the there are now a million syrian children refugees. >>> and two bombs went off outside of the northern city of tripoli in lebanon. there is no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. a jury has resumed
a possible death sentence. nbc's mark potter joins me live now from ft. hood, texas. mark, good afternoon. what can you tell us about this verdict? >> reporter: well, hi, mara. that verdict came after about seven hours of deliberations by the u.s. army jury panel. as you said, they found nidal hasan guilty of all charges. they reached that verdict unanimously. he was found guilty of 13 counts of premeditated murder, 32 counts of premeditated attempted murder. hasan showed no signs of emotion in the courtroom. family members were there. they were silent, as instructed by the judge, but some of them were in tears. hasan, who never offered up a defense, never gave a closing statement, now faces a sentencing hearing beginning here at ft. hood on monday at 9:00 a.m. 13 membof the family members, e one of them representing the 13 people killed in that rampage, will be allowed to speak to the panel. the government will also have some expert witnesses. the most important point is that prosecutors will be seeking the death penalty. the other option is life in prison. we do not know in nidal hasan
pushing it. >> jim demint is fearless. and here in north texas, the home of chuck norris, we know something about fearless. in fact, you know, kids all over the world wear superman pajamas. superman wears chuck norris pajamas. and let me tell you, chuck norris wears jim demint pajamas. how do you do a summer clearance event the dodge way? first wait till summer. then get the cars ready. now add the dodge part. ♪ the dodge summer clearance event. right now get 0% financing for to 72 months and no payments for 90 days on all dodge vehicles. ( bell rings ) they remwish i saw mine of my granmore often, but they live so far away. i've been thinking about moving in with my daughter and her family. it's been pretty tough since jack passed away. it's a good thing you had life insurance through the colonial penn program. you're right. it was affordable, and we were guaranteed acceptance. guaranteed acceptance? it means you can't be turned down because of your health. you don't have to take a physical or answer any health questions. they don't care about your aches and pains. well, how do
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'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. >>> the american soldier responsible for killing 16 afghan civilians is apologizing. robert bales took the stand in the sentencing phase of his military trial, and rob reynolds reports on his apology, and what it means for his case. >> reporter: i wish i could take it back, but i can't. speaking in a low, halting voice, bales apologized to the families of the african civilians he murdered, and said he disgraced his own family. what i did was an act of cowardous bales concluded, behind a mas
to the firelines in a moment. first breaking news at this hour out of texas. within the past 90 minutes a military jury kicked ma dal hasan in the fort hood shooting. he faces the death penalty for the 2009 attack that killed 13 people and injured more than 30 others. nadal hasan was convicted. >>> firefighters from the san francisco fire department are on the way to the "rim" fire. five strike teams with 20 crewmembers plus a battalion chief left this morning to help battle the fire burning near yosemite national forest. now, that fire is the largest of the 50 wildfires currently active in the western states and since this morning, the flames have reached the park. cbs reporter teresa garcia joins us live on the front lines with the very latest. teresa. >> reporter: frank, began. yes, indeed, the fire has pushed into the borders of yosemite national park. we are at pine mountain lake airport. now, behind me this is the community that is under evacuation orders. we have been seeing some flames just pushing up and then subsiding a little bit so you may well see some behind me eventually but what th
on the scene. kbu. , abc affiliate out of aust austin texas posted this photo gallery and you see how close the firefighters are to the blazeings. the trucks are parked beside the fire and you see that there. and the haze and the smoke and another of those fire scenes. this is giving you an idea of what it look like there engulfed in flames and another photo gallery is courtesy of the sacramento bee. see the firefighters getting up close and personal with the fire. another one right there at the camp entrance. and quadrupled in size. originally it was breezeed that the fire was -- believed the fire was 5 3erz contained -- 5% contained but it quadrupled in size and is 1% contained. -- 5% contained but it quadrupled in size and is 1% contained. >>> the state fair is kicking off today. it's the celebration of maryland and the end of summer. roosevelt leftwich is live there. rosy around a bunch of pregnant animals. dang rouse. >> reporter: we moved to -- dangerous. >> reporter: we moved to what happened after they have gotten older. this is the 4h farm world where you can bring your kids out an
. >>> department of justice is suing texas over voting id law requires voters to show identification in voting booths. the justice department claims the law violates the 1965 voting rights act and the constitution 14th and 15th amendments. texas passed the law back in 2011 but did not implement it until the past june when the supreme court struck down the key provisions on voting rights the act that prevents states from changing election laws. >>> this is a little more laid back right now. the best 11 days of summer kick off today. you can enjoy fried food and fun ride and great entertainment and in a few hours the maryland tate fair will be officially be opened for business. who better than the o's. roosevelt leftwich. tie is off and jacket is off and you look good and relaxed. >> reporter: that's one of the -- you have to have the boots but you know what, this is going to be a mom to be. she is going to have-- i know megan had twins but she is going to have from 6 to 16 piglets out here. it's just this is a birthing area for the maryland state fair and there's nothing but pregnant moms, we h
.s. soldiers at fort hood, texas. >> warner: and staff sergeant robert bales was sentenced to life without parole in the massacre of 16 innocent afghan civilians. we get details of both military court outcomes. >> woodruff: and in a separate military case-- the army private found guilty of giving troves of highly classified information to wikileaks-- now wants to live as a woman, chelsea manning. ray saurez examines the legal and cultural questions connected with this story. >> warner: mark shields and rich lowry analyze the week's news. >> woodruff: and we look back at robert macneil questioning the reverend martin luther king, jr, on the fight for civil rights. on nbc's "meet the press" just three days before the 1963 march on washington. >> all of these barriers must be removed before the negro can even begin moving up the highway of freedom in all of its dimension. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. >> this p
issue and remain so today. federal government suing state of texas over new id law which is discriminatory. >> texas is the only state that is discriminating in redistricting. in june, supreme court ruled to remove the -- to seek pre-clearance from the department of justice before making changes to election and redistricting laws. justice department is using a different part of the act in the texas case. now to the violent death of a community activist in d.c. >> police say someone shot timothy dawkins where he lived. the 24 year old studied to become a preacher. he had plans to run for ant commission e commissioner. >> he had an old soul. we traveled with kids to tennessee for training. we more examples especially black men. we lost out here. >> police don't have a suspect or motive. there have been more than 20 shootings on the same block. he blames the violence on the problems he and dawkins were trying to fix. >> justice for vanessa pham. a jury has handed down the verdict in the stabbing death of the teenager. >> we have set it at 49 years, 30 years plus 19 years of
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